Chika Nwobi

As a venture-builder, CN has successfully built and exited multiple tech startups including Jobberman  and Cheki (now AutoChek ).

CN  is currently founder/CEO of Decagon which is helping brilliant Nigerians fulfill their potential through in-demand tech careers. Decagon has combined financing, training and placement to help hundreds gain skills and roles with companies like Indeed, JP Morgan and Microsoft.

CN is a member of the Board of Unilever Nigeria Plc and a venture partner at Rise Capital.  He has a BA in Economics and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from East Tennessee State University and a post graduate-diploma in Software Engineering from University of Oxford. He also completed the Stanford University SEED transformation program.

CN was honored as one of the Most Influential People of African Descent at the United Nations and has been invited to speak at Oxford, Wharton, NYU and Lagos Business School. He has also served as judge and mentor for entrepreneurship programs of the World Bank. CN is a minister on the leadership team of The Covenant Nation where he co-founded  The Platform Young Professionals Bootcamp


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